p.14 ARTISTS PAGE 'The Defence of the Realm' Profific Pamphleteer
p.15 PREVIEWS Karen Strang on the 10th anniversary of the National Review of Live Art. Lorna J. Waite on the Women in Profile season. Malcolm Dickson on the TSW A - 4 Cities Project.
p.20 ARTISTS PAGE 'The Defence of the Realm' Prolific Pamphleteer
p.21 COMMON SENSE AND FREEDOM Variant interviews Jim Kelman on the work of Noam Chomsky and its connections with the Scottish tradition of Common Sense philosophy, followed by an excerpt from a new Noam Chomsky essay written for the Self Determination and Power conference held in Glasgow in January 1990.
p.27 'COULD DO BETTER' Jo Spence on art, class, and shame.
p.33 A NATIONAL CULTURE Paul Wood looks back on the major 'Scottish Art since 1900' exhibition and questions the validity of its history making.
p.39 THE BIGGEST FREEBIE OF THEM ALL Roland Miller on Glasgow's big day.
p.41 DAVID HARDING David Harding, Scotland's first town artist, talks to Variant about community art in the 1970's and the issues affecting public art today.